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New Tram Service Ready to Start in Piraeus

A new tram service in Greece, set to initially connect the port of Piraeus with Neo Faliro, is scheduled to take off next month.

Greek Spa Town Loutraki Pins Hopes on Tourism Redevelopment Plans

Loutraki, a Greek coastal town just an hour’s drive from Athens, is set to undergo a major transformation in an attempt to cover lost ground and attract more travelers.

Next Regeneration Project for Athens: Panepistimiou Street

The Municipality of Athens is moving ahead with the redevelopment of central Panepistimiou Street as part of its general urban regeneration plan for the Greek capital.

‘Taste of Loutraki’ Preview Paves Way for Mega Food Event in 2022

Next year’s “Taste of Loutraki” gastronomy event will showcase Loutraki through its traditions, products, gastronomy and tourist experience through interactive happenings.

Study: Greek CEOs Optimistic About post-Covid Future

Greek CEOs are optimistic about the ‘day after’ Covid-19 with a high percentage expressing confidence in Greece’s future potential for growth.

Greek Firm GEK TERNA Sole Shareholder in Ellinikon Casino Project

Greek company GEK TERNA now stands alone in the development of the integrated casino complex at Ellinikon after US-based investors MGE decided to withdraw from the process.

Greece Lifts Most Covid-19 Restrictions Countrywide

The Greek authorities will lift most Covid-19 restrictions, including curfews in areas with high coronavirus rates, throughout Greece as of October 9.

Greece Prepares Two New Campaigns to Win Over Tourists in Winter, Spring

The Greek Τourism Μinistry and the GNTO will launch two campaigns to promote Greece’s winter and spring destinations to international travelers.

Greece Revises Mount Olympus National Park Regulation

In efforts to protect the diverse ecosystem and natural habitat of Mount Olympus, the Greek government has revised the legal framework for its protection.

Greece Sees Tourism Revenue Reaching €12bn, Aims to Keep Tourists Coming into Fall

Greece is expecting tourism-related revenue this year to reach some 12 billion euros, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

EUSAIR Approves Transnational Adriatic-Ionian Bike Path

Greece is among nine countries that will be part of a cross-European bike route running along the Adriatic and Ionian Sea under the EU Strategy for the Adriatic-Ionian Region (EUSAIR).

Alba Graduate Business School Launches 1st Synchronous Online MSc in Tourism Program

Alba Graduate Business School will launch the first synchronous online graduate program in tourism management aimed at industry professionals.

Greece Mulls Mandatory Vaccination for Other Groups Fearing Covid-19 Surge in Fall

Greece is examining the possibility of extending mandatory Covid-19 vaccination for other professional groups, expecting a surge in cases in the fall.

Greece Announces New Round of Rules to Tackle Covid-19

Greek health authorities have announced new Covid-19 rules for admission to indoor spaces and testing requirements to take effect on September 13.

Greece Experts Warn of ‘Harsh’ Autumn Ahead as Covid-19 Cases Soar

Greek health authorities expect the number of Covid-19 cases to soar in the autumn and will be announcing new measures next week.

Mount Olympus National Park Ticket Idea Sparks Reactions

The Greek government is reportedly examining the possibility of introducing a fee for admission to Mount Olympus National Park, sparking reactions from environmentalists and recreation groups.

Greece Draws Up Regeneration Plan for Fire-hit Northern Evia

Evia residents and business owners impacted by the devastating fires will receive financial support in the coming days, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Crete Covid-19 Cases Soar, New Lockdown-style Measures Ordered

Greek authorities have ordered strict Covid-19 measures for Rethymno, Crete, and extended measures in Chania and Heraklion until August 25, after a spike in coronavirus cases.

Athens View Balcon: A Delicious Break at Elia Ermou Hotel

The Elia Ermou Athens and its in-house restaurant, the Athens View Balcon, are a welcome addition to the Greek capital’s hotel scene.

Greece Slams British Museum for Lack of Care, Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greece says British Museum is not caring for the Parthenon Marbles and calls for their return to their homeland.